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Re: What to do when the LaTeX sources are missing, but an XML equivalent was rewritten from scratch ?

On Mo, 19 Nov 2007, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > - the pdf can be regenerated albeit with minor quality.
> > - shipping the higher quality document helps the user more than shipping
> >   a lower quality document
> Why would the XML-based document be lower quality? If dblatex is used
> for generating the PDF, it should look just as good.

I was not talking about this specific document, but take a doc that
ships with commercial fonts used, say Optima. The source code is
present and can be reused for other projects, still the users have the
nicer original document.

I consider this ok for Debian.

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining@debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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